The Grand Bahia Principe San Juan hotel in Puerto Plata is a newly renovated popular hotel located directly on Playa Escondida beach, approximately 54 km from Sosua and 75 km from the Puerto Plata airport.
Hotel details
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Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following change in our 2017-2018 brochure. 
     
    June 28th, 2017:
    Please take note that as of January 1st 2018, the safety deposit box will be included in all categories.
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 75 km from Gregorio Luperón International Airport - Puerto Plata
  • Approximately 93 km from Samaná El Catey International Airport - Samana
  • Beachfront
  • Close to cultural site
  • Area: Rio San Juan

Hotel Description

  • 743 rooms
  • 74 villa(s) of 2 storey(s)

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 4 pool(s)
  • 6 restaurant(s)
  • 9 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • 24h snacks
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Casino ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 1 tennis court(s)
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  • Currency exchange ($)
  • ATM ($)
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby
    • Room ($)
  • Shuttle service throughout the resort
  • Shuttle service off site ($)
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Shopping centre ($)
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Spa services ($)
  • This hotel accepts student groups

Beach

  • Private beach
  • Beach Club on site
  • Beach Club (facilities on the beach) : Yes (included)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Palapas

Hotel Contact Information

  • Grand Bahia Principe San Juan 4*
  • Ctra. Gaspar Hermandez, Rio San Juan Km 18, Dominican Republic.
  • Tel.: 8092261590
  • Fax : 8092261991
  • Email : info.sanjuan@bahia-principe.com
Inclusions
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For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 3 times per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per stay
  • Live music
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select, 1 hour/day)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks , soft drinks and domestic beer at Pueblo Principe (24-hour)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 3 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 8 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 7 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 3 times per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per stay
  • Live music
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select, 1 hour/day)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks , soft drinks and domestic beer at Pueblo Principe (24-hour)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 3 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 8 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 7 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Room > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Satellite TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 28 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone
    • Solo Collection inclusions
  • One-Bedroom Master Suite > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Satellite TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 56 m²
    • Resort View
    • Up to 5 people :
      • Maximum 5 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size and 1 sofa bed
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Archery
  • Basketball
  • Boogie board
  • Deep sea fishing ($)
  • Fishing ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports ($)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Sailing ($)
  • Snorkeling
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
    • 1 tennis court(s)
  • Volleyball

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Bicycles
  • Catamaran
  • Dance lessons
  • Darts
  • Fitness center
  • Horseback riding nearby ($)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Karaoke
  • Mini-golf
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Spanish lessons
  • Windsurfing lessons ($)
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby
  • Room ($)

Internet for Business ($)

24hrs free WiFi in the lobby
Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • 24h snacks
    • 24h drinks
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)

    • Casita Blanca
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • Smoking area
    • Dolce Vita
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • La Brisa
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Orquidea
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Gourmet
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • Takara
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Asian
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
    • Burger Principe
      Image bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
      Snack located in the Pueblo Principe and open from 11pm to 7am
  • Bar(s)

    • Tropical
      Image bar
      • Opening time : 20:00
      • Closing time : 23:30
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Flamboyan
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Hibiscus
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Nudos
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Tamarindo
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks ($)
    • Daiquiri
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks ($)
    • Caribbean Club
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 23:30
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Casino
      Image bar
      • Location : Casino
      • Opening time : 20:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks ($)
      • International drinks ($)
    • Rock Cafe
      Image bar
      • Opening time : 23:30
      • Closing time : 01:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Playground
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Scuba diving centre on site
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Free wedding Package

  • Certain restrictions and administration fees may apply. A minimum number of passengers may be required.

Free honeymoon package

Wedding package ($)

Special offers
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  • 1 child under 13 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with 2 paying adults.
        Limited quantity of rooms.
      • Applicable for travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
  • 1st child under 13 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with 2 paying adults
      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between May 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018
        • Between September 1, 2018 and October 31, 2018
  • 2nd child under 13 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between November 1, 2017 and December 23, 2017
        • Between January 3, 2018 and April 30, 2018
        • Between July 1, 2018 and August 31, 2018
  • No Single Supplement (2017-2018)

      • Quantity of rooms limited.
      • Applicable for travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
Ratings
0000¼ 5019 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Not a great experience I'm afraid...... 00¼¼¼ November 19, 2017

  • This review is written as a Member of the Privilege Club also. LOCATION The hotel is located in a remote position. You’re basically staying in the resort unless you make a concerted decision to...
  • Jules4701

Mother daughter trip! 00000 November 17, 2017

  • My daughter and I went for girls trip hotel was amazing,very clean beautiful hotel.Staff was absolutely wonderful,we would like to say thank you to a few Waldy,Tonya and Maria and everyone else that...
  • A TripAdvisor Member

Beautiful Beach and Relaxing Vacation 000¼¼ November 13, 2017

  • My Mom, daughter and I visited this resort from Nov 4-11 2017. We arrived in Puerta Plata airport and my husband had arranged for transportation from a service DSSR) on trip advisor as it had great...
  • Deborah12323
Transat rating
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Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.
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